Fire burn Dynamo; San Jose hit Chivas for four; Dallas-Seattle draw
Chicago Fire 3 – Houston Dynamo 1 (MLS, September 2, 2012) Patrick Nyarko scored in the opening minute and Daniel Paladini had a goal in the 19th to lead the Chicago Fire to a victory over the Houston Dynamo. Alex scored in second-half stoppage time to seal the win as the Fire.
San Jose Earthquakes 4 – Chivas USA 0 (MLS, September 2, 2012) Defender Ramiro Corrales scored his first two goals of the season, both from free-kicks in the second half, and the San Jose Earthquakes beat Chivas USA.
FC Dallas 1 – Seattle Sounders 1 (MLS, September 2, 2012)